In the early aughts, Emily Gould gained a name as an editor at New York–based gossip blog Gawker, where she was known for peppering her sharp commentary on the media and celebrities with personal details. A name quickly became notoriety, particularly after Gould quit the site and wrote a lengthy piece for The New York Times about the impact of oversharing on her life. Eleven years later, Gould has taken a deliberate step away from the intimate disclosures of her This story is from Kinfolk Issue Thirty-Five Buy Now Related Stories Arts & Culture Issue 47 How to Change A Name A short guide to finding what suits. Arts & Culture Issue 39 Learn Lenience We were all young once. Arts & Culture Issue 39 Pay it Forward How to be a mentor. Arts & Culture Issue 39 Be Accountable On youth and responsibility. Arts & Culture Issue 39 Think Back A reexamination of nostalgia. Arts & Culture Issue 39 Grow Up In praise of aging.